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College of Political Science & Public Administration

Department of Military Studies

Introduction

The Department of Military Studies is the only department of its kind in the Daegu and Gyeongbuk region. It fosters creative military experts needed in the 21st century military.

In March 2011, a MOU was signed with the Korean Army for the development of military studies and therefore, the Army is providing full support for the development and operation of Military Studies. Yeungnam University has also established and is pursuing long-term development plans for the development of the Department of Military Studies. Undergraduate education is first emphasized in order to enhance the qualifications and capacities as military officers for the students in the Department of Military Studies. In addition, graduate school programs are also being prepared to foster master's and doctorate's degree holders in the Department of Military Studies, while also installing a research center for Military Studies.

History

February 2015, 39 graduated and commissioned as army officers
March 2, 2011, 40 enrolled in first semester of the Department of Military Studies
March 2011, Scheduled to open the Department of Military Studies
April 2010, Organized preparation committee for the opening of the Department of Military Studies
March 2010, Signed agreement for development of military studies with the Korean Army

Faculty

※ sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Department Of Military Studies

Curriculum
1-1
CONVERGENCE- AND INTEGRATION-BASED THINKING AND WRITING
The ability of analyzing and solving problems is emphasized as one of the conditions for survival in the 21st century and one of the core elements of creative capabilities. This course was designed to cultivate convergence- and integration-based creative capabilities, which are integrated problem-solving capabilities to collect, analyze and process knowledge and information by reinforcing the ability of analyzing and solving problems, recreate it in a synthetic fashion, and express it effectively through speech and writing. The course will help the students cultivate their synesthesia thinking and communication skills based on sympathy with other human beings, understanding of the community, and positivity or Gongseong that is sought after by Yeungnam University. Its ultimate goals are to promote the students' creative knowledge development and reinforce their writing capabilities consistently through "convergence- and integration-based thinking and writing as a problem-solving approach."
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PRACTICAL ENGLISH
The aim of the course is to help students develop basic English verbal skills in real life situations. The course will be co-taught by Korean and Native English instructors. Korean instructors will provide students with basic English structure, vocabulary, and expressions, and students will be encouraged to practice speaking English utilizing basic English structures. Students will further practice expressing themselves in English with native English instructors.
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SEMINAR FOR ACADEMIC LIFE
1. Summary of the course This course is to assist university freshmen in CRM designing to adapt university life well through the instruction and counselling of supervising professor. (This course is composed of self analysis, personality type test, career research, instruction for the success of university life, career plan and direction setting, CRM designing method and CRM designing. The course should be teaching in classes of the students by supervising professor.) 2. Course objectives This course is to motivate the students before the mid term exam and provide students with self analysis, personality type test (MBTI or TCI) and career research (YAT test). Also, this course shall has a plan to instruct the students to enhance the efficiency of university life through career and time management. In addition, this course is to make a chance for the students to have practical assistance to university life by providing study method, report designing strategy and the information on academic system and various kinds of internal programs of the university. After the mid term exam, the students will be instructed to set the direction of career designing through continuous counselling of supervising professor and the students will be able to establish CRM designing and execution plan.
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SOFTWARE AND AI
Software and AI (Artificial Intelligence) course aims to educate the basic concepts of software and computational thinking to use them in various applications. It allows students of various majors to experience the core technologies of the 4th industrial revolution, such as big data, machine learning, and AI. It also introduces various applications of AI so that students can easily apply these technologies to their field of study. This course classifies the lecture types into three categories, and adjust the lecture difficulty according to the student's academic ability.
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INTRODUCTION OF MILITARY STUDIES
This program offers following contents of military studies 1) Definition of military studies and its development, the scope of military studies. 2) Widening the meaning of a nation, national security 3) Characteristics of modern warfare and its main causes, understand the use of military power 4) Defense cooperation between multiple nations and current trend of military affairs revolution
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SELF-DEVELOPMENT & PHYSICAL FITNESS Ⅰ
This program offers human resource development for the army officer and physical fitness training - Research on the requirements and qualifications to become a military officer - Army fitness level 4
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COMMUNICATION SKILL
The ability to communicate effectively in speaking and writing is one of the most important skills for educational and career success. This course gives students opportunities to discuss, practice, and eventually master the skills involved in oral and written communication. The topics include theory and practice of effective communication, making speeches, presentation skills, principles of persuasion, and writing skills.
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KOREAN HISTORY
This lecture treats total Korean history internationally and help Koreans to have necessary knowledge and to establish their own identity in order to play in a global socity. This lecture is formed to assist people who study history for entering various government's organizations and large companies or Korean history cerification test.
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SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AND SERVICE
This course is to cultivate community sense as members of society and the global village for students in order to develop the basic knowledge required as global citizens. Especially, this course is to foster the spirit of cooperation, sharing, service, and creativity and study the social contribution and leadership to solving the challenges the global community faces. As a liberal arts course, it is centered to nurture a leader having the global capability to contribute to community development through learning the knowledge and the case on the value & logic of social responsibility focused on environmental preservation, social contribution, and good governance(ESG). This course aims to foster a generous mind, learn knowledge and technology and build the capacity to contribute to building a society towards a safer and happier world through the study of theory and practice.
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MILITARY THEORIES
This program offers following contents of military theories 1) Changes in military theories from the ancient times 2) Some major military theories of the world and Korea 3) Modern military theories in modern warfares and current trend of the theory
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SELF-DEVELOPMENT & PHYSICAL FITNESS Ⅱ
This program offers human resource development for the army officer and physical fitness training - Research on the requirements and qualifications to become a military officer and self-defining - Army fitness level 4
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SOLDIER TRAINING COURSE Ⅰ
This program emphasizes on the mindset of being a soldier - Introduction of basic combat skills and learning through actual training - Introduction to CBS warfares and rifle drills

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